Anglo-Norman aristocratic patronage of Anglo-Saxon monasteries in post-Conquest England examined.... were more extensive than is indicated by the texts of the De mxraculis de Sancti Eadmundi, the Feudal Book or Domesday Book. ... Excluding the lands which were acquired after 1066, which will be discussed below, the value of all the abbeya#39;s lands had increased by ... to the abbey.27 The town of Bury St Edmunds itself had doubled in value from Ap10 to Ap20.28 Such increases were not due to chance.
|Title||:||Religious Patronage in Anglo-Norman England, 1066-1135|
|Publisher||:||Boydell & Brewer Ltd - 1998-01-01|